Rampal Power Plant

Unesco to assess Rampal power plant's impacts on Sundarbans

Date of Release: 
Feb 12 2016

A high-profile Unesco delegation will visit the Sundarbans soon to assess the possible impacts of the proposed coal-based Rampal power plant on the world's largest mangrove forest.

"Unesco wants to send its team this month (February) but we've requested them to be here in March next," Chief Conservator of Forests Yunus Ali told UNB.

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CPB, BSD to agitate countrywide Nov 26 against Rampal power plant

Date of Release: 
Oct 19 2015

The Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB), and Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal (BSD) yesterday announced a “countrywide agitation” on November 26 demanding cancellation of the coal-based Rampal power plant project to save the Sundarbans, situated 14 kilometres away from the project site.

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